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International Team Creates Guidelines for Virtual Dizziness Assessment

Symptoms like vertigo, motion sickness, nausea and vomiting result in about 2.6 million visits to United States emergency rooms each year, according to previous Johns Hopkins studies. During the pandemic, patients are avoiding doctors’ offices and hospitals, and Amir Kheradmand, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology and otolaryngology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, wanted…

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EUHA Congress Announces Digital Future Friday Kick Off Event

This year, the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) and the German Hearing Instruments Industry Association (BVHI) will debut the Digital EUHA Congress after the real-life event has had to be postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The new format features a broad range of the latest in expert knowledge, product innovations…

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Indiana University Cancer Center Researcher Receives $5.7M Grant to Study Chemo-Induced Hearing Loss, Toxicities

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA —A researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded a five-year, $5.7 million National Cancer Institute grant to evaluate long-term health outcomes for cancer patients who receive platinum-based chemotherapies.  An internationally recognized expert on cancer survivorship, Lois B. Travis, MD, ScD, leads the ongoing study that could lessen…

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UK Government Delivers 250K Clear Face Masks to Frontline Workers to Support People with Hearing Loss

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and care workers will be given clear face masks to help them communicate with people with certain conditions like hearing loss, autism and dementia, the government has announced. The masks are see-through and have an anti-fogging barrier to ensure the face and mouth are always…

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PhotoniCare Raises More Than $7 Million in Funding for Commercial Expansion of Ear Imaging Technology

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS — PhotoniCare, Inc., a company dedicated to revolutionizing healthcare by providing physicians with better diagnostic tools, today announced an oversubscribed $5.2 million Series A financing led by i2E Management Company Inc., with co-investment from OSF Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund, and Dreampact Ventures. The company also announced that it has received a $2.1 million…

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Hearing Technology Innovator Awards: Cast Your Vote!

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) today announces the opening of the public voting period for the inaugural Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™. Through the annual Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™, HHTM will honor technological innovation and achievement in the hearing industry.   “We’re excited to see companies from across the globe showcase their latest technologies in our awards…

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Starkey Expands Livio Edge AI Product Family; Announces New Features and Fitting Enhancements

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced an expansion of it’s award-winning Livio Edge AI line of hearing aids. Starkey is “putting the power of better hearing in the palm of users’ hands with more styles, more features, and new fitting enhancements”. This launch includes the introduction of the world’s smallest, most powerful rechargeable BTE*,…

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Study Finds Up to One-third of English Adults Over 50 May Have Undetected Hearing Loss

Up to a-third of older adults with hearing loss in England could be undetected and untreated , according to a new study by University of Manchester researchers. The study, published in JAMA Network Open, suggests that millions of people are not seeing ear specialists or given hearing aids, when their hearing has considerably deteriorated. Women, older…

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